Masataka Yoshida

Boston Red Sox, Designated Hitter
Age: 30-346d (Jul 15, 1993)
Exp: 1 Years
Country: JP
2024 Payroll Salary

$18,600,000

2024 Cash

$18,000,000

Career Earnings

$36,000,000

2023-2027 foreign-professional (CURRENT)

Masataka Yoshida signed a 5 year , $90,000,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox, including $3,000,000 signing bonus, $90,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $18,000,000. In 2024, Yoshida will earn a base salary of $18,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $18,600,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $90,000,000
Average Salary:
$18,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$3,000,000
Free Agent:
2028 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 29 $15,600,000 $18,000,000 7.73% $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2024 30 $18,600,000 $18,000,000 7.59% $18,000,000 $36,000,000
2025 31 $18,600,000 $18,000,000 7.47% $18,000,000 $54,000,000
2026 32 $18,600,000 $18,000,000 7.38% $18,000,000 $72,000,000
2027 33 $18,600,000 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $90,000,000
2028 34
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Signing Proration Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 29 0.000 $15,000,000 $600,000 - - $15,600,000 $18,000,000
2024 30 1.000 $18,000,000 $600,000 - - $18,600,000 $18,000,000
2025 31 - $18,000,000 $600,000 - - $18,600,000 $18,000,000
2026 32 - $18,000,000 $600,000 - - $18,600,000 $18,000,000
2027 33 - $18,000,000 $600,000 - - $18,600,000 $18,000,000
2028 34 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 29 $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2024 30 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $36,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2025 31 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $54,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2026 32 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $72,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2027 33 $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $90,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000
Contract Notes
  • BOS paid posting fee: $15.375 million
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
Career Earnings thru 2024

$36,000,000

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2023 29
Active
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
2024 30
Active
$18,000,000
$36,000,000
Total      
$36,000,000
$36,000,000
2025 31
Active
$18,000,000
2026 32
Active
$18,000,000
2027 33
Active
$18,000,000
Total
$90,000,000
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2023
29
$15,000,000
$3,000,000
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
2024
30
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
$36,000,000
Total
$33,000,000
$3,000,000
$36,000,000
$36,000,000
2025
31
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
2026
32
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
2027
33
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
Total
$87,000,000
$3,000,000
$90,000,000

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
2 $33,000,000 $3,000,000 - $36,000,000

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2024 BOS Apr 29, 2024 - Jun 11, 2024 Thumb
  • Dec 07, 2022 Signed a contract with Boston (BOS)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 BOS 29 25 97 13 24 4 0 2 11 34 8 14 0 .247 .330 .330 .681 0.23
2023 BOS 139 133 537 71 155 33 3 15 72 239 34 81 8 .289 .338 .338 .783 1.39
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